Ocean County Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer announced that on January 18, 2023, the Honorable Wendel E. Daniels, J.S.C. (retired and temporarily assigned on recall), ordered that Harry Bray, Jr., 35, of Manchester, shall remain detained in the Ocean County Jail pending trial on the charge of Attempted Murder, in connection with an incident that occurred on January 5, 2023, in Brick Township, resulting in serious bodily injuries to a female victim. Bray is also charged with Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose and Unlawful Possession of a Weapon.
Bray has been lodged in the Ocean County Jail since his apprehension on January 5, 2023. The detention hearing was handled by Assistant Prosecutor Emma Hurst.
The charges referenced above are merely accusations and the press and public are reminded that all defendants are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.